Maybe you wake up on a Saturday with a cough or pink eye.
Wouldn’t it be great to pull out your smartphone, see a physician online and get a prescription sent straight to your pharmacy?
It could become reality under a bill lawmakers are considering in the final weeks of the legislative session. It is already happening on a small scale for some Hoosiers, but it might not be legal.
Telemedicine – or telehealth – is not new in Indiana. It helps provide access to health care for Hoosiers in rural areas, or for anyone at times when traditional doctors aren’t available.